Join the growing community movement powered by people who believe in our region, and who believe that we deserve great connectivity for our families and businesses. With your help, we will grow air services for an even better-connected region. From Toowoomba to the World.
A shout out of thanks to the growing number of business leaders who have taken the pledge! Toowoomba and the Darling Downs is filled with excellent skills and services. We invite you to browse the list below and find direct links to websites for more information on businesses that you might be interested in supporting.
The Oceania Office for Jefo is based in Toowoomba and we sell quality Livestock Feed Solutions to the region. Flying directly in and out of Toowoomba Wellcamp is low stress and has allowed us to be more efficient when I fly to visit our clients as well as my Business partners in Canada.
Wayne Bradshaw, Managing Director, Jefo Australia P/L
Orana Engineering is committed to flying Toowoomba in its continued service and on-going support to the mining, oil & gas and surrounding heavy industries in the Surat Basin.
General & Engineering Manager - Chinchilla
Even in this digital age, there’s nothing like face-to-face contact. Establishing and nurturing links with other regions, such as Toowoomba, is essential to our work as the lead economic and tourism development agency for the Central Highlands. Reaching Toowoomba by air gives us the time and convenience to achieve that. We would also strongly support direct flights between Emerald and Toowoomba. It would bring immense benefits to both of our economies.
Sandra Hobbs, General Manager, Central Highlands Development Corporation
Acumenis is a strong supporter of local business and is proud to Fly Toowoomba. Having a
world-class airport on our doorstep makes visiting clients and attending interstate training
events much more convenient. It also reduces our travel time, giving us more energy to
focus on providing strategic cyber security solutions to our clients.
Andy Dowling, Director
Why wouldn’t you fly Toowoomba? I operate a nation-wide business which I started when I
resided in Melbourne. With a tree-change move to Dalby, Wellcamp provides the best of all
worlds. A wonderful airport, well-priced flights, plenty of parking – I can go almost anywhere.
What else could you want?
With the hectic schedule of running the Harvey Norman business and the need to constantly travel across Queensland and interstate, flying out of the Wellcamp airport instead of having to drive 2-3 hours to Brisbane is a godsend, and I can always find a park easily.
dms CREATiVE is a dynamic and vibrant strategic marketing and creative design agency. We have been part of the Toowoomba business community for over 35 years and love being able to fly direct to Townsville, Melbourne and Sydney; allowing us to easily stay connected with our interstate clients. We are proud to take the pledge “I Fly Toowoomba”.
Kym Ebenestelli, Director
We prefer to fly Toowoomba because not only does that support local businesses, it allows us to wake up with family, attend hearings or see clients and referrers interstate, and then return home to loved ones, all in one day.
Easternwell is a local company that is part of a global workforce, which makes air travel a
necessary function of our business. Fly Toowoomba provides the flexibility and convenience for all our travellers flying into or out of Toowoomba. We are proud to take the pledge “I Fly Toowoomba” and to support the Wellcamp Airport.
Flying out of Wellcamp is low stress and absolutely our preferred option. The time saved travelling to and from Brisbane definitely improves the work/life balance.
Neil and Ann Lomas of The High Country Herald newspaper congratulate those responsible for
providing this region with the first class and professional service of Wellcamp Airport.
The connectivity this great service provides so close to home is of enormous benefit for all
businesses in the greater Toowoomba area.
HRI undertakes a lot of rig inspection, project management and training work in Toowoomba and needs to fly in our specialists from around Australia and around the world. Wherever possible we use Wellcamp Airport as it allows us to get staff to and from site quickly and efficiently. We look forward to increased flights to and from additional destinations in the future.
Peter Ashe, Manager- Onshore and CSG
Horizon Resources International
Jim’s Jerky are a proudly local Toowoomba company, family owned and running since 2004. As a growing company, it’s such a great asset for us to have Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport on our doorstep. For meetings and visiting buyers – nothing could be easier.” – Jim & Cathie Tanner, Owners, Jim’s Jerky
Joe Wagner Group’s proven track-record in Roadwork, Rail Infrastructure, Bridges,
Drainage and Earthmoving means that we are attracting opportunities to work on
projects further afield. Being able to fly directly from Toowoomba for projects and
meetings with major clients is cost effective for us in terms of time and efficiency.
We fly Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport because of the convenience and more importantly to support the opportunities presented to us by Toowoomba’s family owned and operated businesses. It’s about keeping it local and supporting local. There is no better customer service than that of local business and that is exactly what you will be greeted with at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport. It’s that ‘home-town’ feeling.
Mark and Sue Counsell, Toowoomba Yamaha
It may be small, but Wellcamp is one of my favourite airports around the world. You can park your car, check-in, go through security and buy a coffee, in the same amount of time it takes to get from the car park to the terminal at other airports. Plus there’s no long drive through busy traffic, and it is seriously family-friendly both on the ground and in the air, making my flights so much easier and less stressful.
Wattletree Garden tours is a Toowoomba based boutique garden tour business run by local horticulturist Brian Sams. We love using Wellcamp for our tour groups. From the first time it opened we realised what a great facility and asset it is for Toowoomba and our business. We have used it for many tours to Sydney and Melbourne already and will shortly be taking a group to South Africa and will fly to Johannesburg from Wellcamp via Sydney and in January to South America via Sydney. We love the feeling of flying home and really being at home in our own airport!
Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport is our first choice when it comes to domestic flying. Flying from
Toowoomba removes the 3 hours drive to Brisbane and competing with traffic. A wonderful
feeling when flying home to Toowoomba and only being 20 minutes from home is the best.
I Fly Toowoomba as it allows me to travel, train and entertain people around Australia and the
world departing from my hometown, the beautiful garden city of Toowoomba. The
simplicity and ease of transfer to and from the Wellcamp airport give me the ability to return to
my family quickly without long transfers. It's magic!
I prefer to fly from Toowoomba as I can fly direct to my destination without worrying about where or how long I will have to park the car. The security process, while still thorough, is a quicker process. I also like the ambiance of the airport, while waiting for my flight.
Geoff Roberts, Power FM
Toowoomba | Highfields | Lockyer Valley
At Design Solutions (Qld), we fly Toowoomba for business and recreation. It is convenient and provides direct access to major Australian transport hubs and cities. Flying from Toowoomba is hassle-free and supports local endeavors and enterprise. The Toowoomba Wellcamp airport is a modern facility that we are privileged to have available.
Darling Downs Tarpaulins has a diverse range of products, providing solutions for multiple
fabric and liner applications. The option to fly from Toowoomba has kept us connected
with our interstate customers and suppliers. The more we support our airport the more
services will come online.
Feather & Lawry Design has over 20 years’ experience in the design industry. They pride
themselves on being a multi-disciplined practice with a large and varied project portfolio in both
the residential and commercial sectors. They have the expertise to provide Architectural and
Interior Design Master Planning, Conceptual Design, Contract Documentation, Specification and Project Administration.
Absolute Cool prides itself as a local business with over 20 years servicing and installing air
conditioning and refrigeration on the Darling Downs and surrounds. Our 'Absolute' choice of
convenience is to fly from and into Toowoomba as often as possible. We are proud to fly Toowoomba to the world. It is the 'COOL' choice to utilize Toowoomba Wellcamp and Absolute
Toowoomba is a remarkable, vibrant and growing business community that has attracted Artis Group as a great place to also grow our business. The Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport makes it easy for us to work across the major capital cities of Sydney and Melbourne with the direct flights – which it critical with key IT and Applications skills needed across those geographies.
Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport is our first choice when it comes to domestic flying. Business requirements mean we travel interstate on a regular basis requiring return to Toowoomba the same day.
Flying from Toowoomba removes the drive to Brisbane and competing with traffic. The trip is reduced by 3 hours and hassle-free. Connecting Homestyle Bake face to face with its business partners has never before been so simple and convenient.
We fly Toowoomba as it beats driving for 2 1/2 hours to Brisbane. The service at Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport is every bit as good as other airports in the major capital cities. Our company certified the airport and we are so proud of it, plus it looks so slick as well.
The opportunity to fly directly out of Toowoomba is so convenient for Business & Personal travel. The benefit of cutting the 3 hour each way to Brisbane as well as excessive parking costs has saved us a lot of time & frustration when travelling. Good work Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport.
The Empire Theatres is the largest performing arts precinct in regional Australia and boasts several performance and function spaces. Being able to direct national and international performers, audience members and staff to our own local airport has been an amazing addition to all the region already offers.
Tilma Group's purpose is growing tourism to regional and rural destinations. We fly Toowoomba because we support growing tourism to the Darling Downs, and because Wellcamp connects us quickly with our clients in regional and rural destinations from the far south of Victoria to the far west of Outback Queensland.
Black Canvas are thankful to Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport for making travel easy - a convenience that has enabled our business to grow being able to travel for design projects to Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. We proudly designed the logo, brand and website for our local airport and look forward to many more opportunities to fly direct from Toowoomba.
Kristy fielder and Anna Heaton
We encourage all members of the Toowoomba community to Fly Toowoomba. The convenience and accessibility that an airport brings to our region is considerable and it is essential that as locals we support this important facility.
Alison Kennedy, CEO, Toowoomba Hospital Foundation
Having an international airport at Wellcamp has transformed business opportunities on the
Western Downs. We at Australian Country Tours are delighted to be able to offer weekend escapes through Wellcamp – unimaginable just a couple of years ago. Well done Team Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport! You’ve created a fantastic asset for the region.
We travel a lot to ensure we can provide onsite training to our clients across the East Coast
of Australia. By flying Toowoomba we can have the perfect balance between efficiency
and client engagement.
Mia McIntyre, Founder | Virtual Work Consultant
We are really impressed by the professionalism, courtesy and overall standard of the service at
Wellcamp! We have flown with a couple of different carriers from Toowoomba for business and leisure on a number of occasions and it is always pleasurable. Staff have always been
professional, friendly and accommodating. Check-in is a smooth and speedy process, excellent direct services to many destinations, the extra legroom, and the free newspapers are certainly a big plus. Airlines in bigger cities could learn a lot from the Toowoomba airport and the service they provide. Toowoomba airport is always the first consideration for us when needing to book a flight. A top facility on a consistent basis!
I travel regularly to both Sydney and Melbourne from the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport. Check-ins are a breeze and the flights and services are first class. Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport has significantly reduced the cost and time of doing business interstate and is a wonderful asset for the economy and community of Toowoomba and surrounds. Well Done!
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I'm in the business of helping the innovators, inventors, and changemakers of the Darling Downs by providing them with a first point of contact when they want to start their new business. Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport is a changemaker, changing the way we travel from Toowoomba to the World, in fact, IflyToowoomba to Thailand and Singapore this June to attend Global Summits on Innovation.
David S. Masefield
At PT, we fly Toowoomba because it’s convenient, hassle free and we are firm believers of supporting local. The Toowoomba Wellcamp airport is a fantastic facility that we as a community are privileged to have at our fingertips, and we know the more we support it, the more flight options will become available to us.
Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport has been a game changer for our business. 95% of our brides reside outside the Toowoomba region and the direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Townsville and Cairns give them easy access to our beautiful venue.
'I fly from Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport as it is convenient, stress-free and a fantastic facility. I find the airport staff courteous and a pleasure to deal with which in turn makes for a great trip. I would recommend anyone who has the opportunity to utilise this service to do so.'
CEO, Derek Tuffield OAM
I fly Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport, as it is so convenient for my clients.
I take small groups to hike along the Great Ocean Road, Victoria. We can leave home before breakfast in Toowoomba and after lunch, we’re standing on a cliff-top overlooking the magnificent, rugged Victorian coastline. We love it!
Suzanne Holden - Icon Adventures
Why do we prefer to fly from Toowoomba? Because it is so easy, so close and so...ours! The savings in money, time and, quite frankly, effort have made it an incredibly simple choice!
Amy Thompson, Owner
From the team at Stahmann's, all the best to Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport. It is great to have such a fantastic facility in our city.
At Qld Hot Property we fly Toowoomba. We love supporting local projects and initiatives, the Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport is a perfect example, connecting our beautiful city to the world. We’re already seeing the airport having a great positive impact on our region which we’re excited to see continue.
Think Office Technology Business Development Manager, Tristan James said “as Think is dedicated to providing efficient office technology solutions for businesses across Queensland, regional air connectivity is paramount to achieving our goals. Flying local matters to us, and reaching Australia’s major centres is now just a short drive to Wellcamp Airport. We pledge our support to help grow air services in the Toowoomba region".
I fly from Toowoomba for ease, to save money and most importantly time. As a business owner, every minute saved is a dollar saved – and flying from Toowoomba saves me time that I can instead focus on my clients. From the onsite, affordable car parking to the efficient check-in and security processes, popping to Sydney for a business meeting has never been easier. Flying from Wellcamp also benefits our region and provides employment locally, both of which I am proud to support. I will keep flying from Toowoomba to support local, and because it makes good business sense.
With Head office located in Melbourne, it was always a three-hour drive to board a plane in Brisbane for our employees to attend conferences or training in Melbourne. The ability now to travel a short distance to Wellcamp has not only saved valuable time but has proven to be cost-effective as well. Travel and travel planning is now so much easier.
Flying in and out of Wellcamp serves the Lone Eagle Flying School on many levels. Interstate student pilots, members visiting family or meeting connecting flights, Wellcamp airport offers much to our club. Easy access, great parking facilities and state of the art terminal, the Wellcamp experience is always pleasurable.
At Southern Cross Austereo, we love to fly from Wellcamp Airport. Our clients appreciate the convenience and our staff have more flexibility to achieve the perfect work-life balance. No heavy traffic, no expensive parking, and no tolls. By flying from Wellcamp, you are changing the way locals travel. From Toowoomba to the World – it doesn’t get much better than that!
Southern Queensland Country Tourism CEO, Mary-Clare Power suggested that it is important to support air services so that they can grow.
“Make sure you tell others, those visiting you from other regions in particular, about the opportunity to fly direct,” said Ms Power\.
Tourism Darling Downs CEO Ruth Wetmore said world class Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport was a game changer – and a gateway - for the region.
“The social and economic impact of this asset translates into spectacular opportunities for all our stakeholders – our residents, farmers, tourists and business communities – providing passenger and freight access across Australia, and From Toowoomba to the World,” said Ms Wetmore.
Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce CEO Ms Jo Sheppard said the connectivity Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport provided the community was a catalyst opening up new opportunities for business growth across our region.
“It is also directly contributing to the liveability of our city positioning Toowoomba as a very attractive place for people to work, live and play,” said Ms Sheppard.
Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise CEO Ali Davenport said air travel was vital for the success of our region.
“Having the ability to fly directly to Toowoomba from other Australian cities means that business people, investors and tourists can get here quickly and easily,” Ms Davenport said.
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By taking the pledge to fly local you are working alongside the rest of the region to grow air services for the region. Read the full article on Why Flying Local Matters our Blog Page here